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10 Whirling Success for the U.S.
There were record crowds, record results and thinking galore as the U.S. men beat Russia in a dual track meet

16 The Trouble with Leading an Army
Gary Player won the 44th PGA, but Arnold Palmer and his army made the big news

22 Trials of the Tall Sloops
The America's Cup candidates put on a spectacular show, but the judges paid more attention to the subtleties

26 Danger at the Corner
The dazzling acrobatics that are a regular occurrence at third base are shown in eight pages of color photographs

35 The Everyman of Boxing
Middleweight Randy Sandy epitomizes the predicament of the average fighter in a sport now ruled by chaos

38 A Guide to Newport
The old society town is having one of its periodic revivals, thanks to the America's Cup competition

48 Aboard That Minnesota Cannonball
Gerald Holland takes a wild train ride with the boys from Devils Lake, N. Dak. to see the Twins play the Yankees

The departments

7 Scorecard
38 Travel
42 Harness Racing
44 Golf
45 Bridge
46 Nature
55 For the Record
56 Baseball's Week
58 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 55

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer

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